Philips PC 60 colour television camera head

Made:
1966 in Europe
maker:
Philips Electronics

Philips PC 60 (LDK 3) colour television camera head, with Pye branding, manufactured in 1966.

Philips' first colour television camera, used by the BBC in some of the earliest colour broadcasts. The camera head houses the scanning yokes, scanning circuits and signal amplifiers for all 3 colours. The light is split into three colours through a prism. All of the other electronics are housed in the Camera Control Unit (CCU). It was also marketed under the Pye and Peto-Scott brands.

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Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2012-5118/733
Materials:
electronic components, glass, metal (unknown)
type:
camera head
credit:
The BBC Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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